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Soutron Global

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1653 Aryana Drive
Encinitas, California 92014
United States
Phone: 760-870-4243
Fax: 760-634-3665
Web site:

Board of Directors

  • Tony Saadat -- President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Graham Beastall -- Chairman and Managing Director


  • Tony Saadat -- President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Graham Beastall -- Chairman and Managing Director
  • Graham Partridge -- Research and Development Director

Company Ownership

Soutron Global is privately owned by its founder Tony Saadat.

Library automation systems

Soutron Global offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • Soutron (5 libraries, 5 facilities in
    Public libraries: 0
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 0
    1 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 5 library facilities included in use an ILS provided by Soutron Global.

Corporate Chronology

Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides

The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of Soutron Global, or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.

Breeding, Marshall, Smart Libraries Newsletter (April 2012). Soutron Global: New Competition in Special Library Automation

Industry veteran Tony Saadat has launched a new company Soutron Global that will specialize in providing library automation solutions for special libraries in the United States and Canada. This new company was founded in partnership with Soutron Limited, a UK-based company that has been involved in various aspects of special library automation since 1985. The companies will evolve toward a unified organization with its global headquarters in Encinitas, California.

Soutron Global News

Saturday Apr 4, 2020

All 48 Press Releases from Soutron Global

10 most recent items:

March 10, 2020. Soutron Global cancels attendance at upcoming conferences and user group meetings for safety. International library transformation company Soutron Global is taking proactive steps to address concerns over the COVID-19 outbreaks. The health and well-being of Soutron Globalís clients, employees and partners is the companyís top priority. Due to the COVID-19 situation, Soutron Global has made the difficult decision to cancel our attendance at upcoming conferences and User Group meetings until further notice. <<more>>

October 14, 2018. Soutron Global unveils major upgrade at Toronto User Group meeting: Soutron Global is committed to working with clients. Soutron Global announced its 2018 Toronto User Group meeting to be held in Toronto, ON, Canada on October 25th. Soutron Globalís annual Toronto User Group meeting is a powerful venue for the company to meet with its clients and listen to their needs, review the direction of the company and demonstrate new product advancements. <<more>>

June 5, 2018. Soutron Global offers flexible, innovative changes in new release. Soutron Globalís newest developments to its library, information and knowledge management solutions are powerful enhancements. Created with clientsí needs in mind, the improvements greatly improve efficiency and make workflows more intuitive. <<more>>

May 8, 2018. Connect with Soutron Global at SLA 2018; Learn about Cost-Effective ILS, Archive and KM Solutions to Increase Your Value and Efficiency. International library transformation company Soutron Global announces its attendance at the 2018 SLA Annual Conference and Information Expo held in Baltimore, MD. The Special Libraries Association annual conference is one of the leading events for information professionals and industry leaders. <<more>>

November 15, 2016. Soutron Globalís Tony Saadat to interview author Guy St. Clair about Knowledge Services ó The Book. International library transformation company Soutron Global has announced a special webinar for Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Soutron Global President and CEO, Tony Saadat, will interview Guy St. Clair, President and Consulting Specialist at SMR International about knowledge services, the topic of St. Clairís new book, Knowledge Services: A Strategic Framework for the 21st Century Organization. <<more>>

July 7, 2015. Maskwacis Cultural College selects Soutron for collection development and librarian training program. Soutron Global announced that Maskwacis Cultural College has selected Soutron for their indigenous collection development and librarian training program. Maskwacis is an Indigenous Peopleís Cultural College based in Alberta, Canada. The college bases their philosophy, process and functioning on the values, wisdom, teachings and beliefs of the Plains Cree Culture. <<more>>

May 26, 2015. SLA Past-President Guy St. Clair discusses Transforming Libraries: The First Knowledge-Sharing Tool Designed for Special Libraries. Soutron Global announces its sponsorship of a new SLA seminar discussing The First Knowledge-Sharing Tool Designed for Special Libraries. The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, June 16th, from 10:15Ė11:15 am at Boston Convention Centre, Room 206B, during the SLA 2015 Conference. SLA Past President Guy St. Clair (SMR International) will be the guest speaker. <<more>>

April 21, 2015. Neftex (Halliburton-Landmark) selects Soutron Global to better meet library clientís needs. Soutron Global announces that industry leader Neftex (Halliburton-Landmark), one of the largest geoscience consultancies in the world that delivers sequence stratigraphic products and consultancy, has converted to Soutron. <<more>>

March 16, 2015. Cook, Yancey, King and Galloway, APLC simplify library operations with Soutron, replacing EOS/SirsiDynix. Soutron Global announces that the law firm Cook, Yancey, King and Galloway, APLC has transformed their library operations by converting from EOS to Soutron. <<more>>

November 13, 2014. Soutron selected by The Egypt Exploration Society. International library transformation company Soutron Global announces that The Egypt Exploration Society has selected Soutron as their long-term library management solution provider. <<more>>